(IAAC) Obj: Collinder 69 and Sharpless2-264 - Inst: 4.1" f/5.8 apochromat


Observer: Susan C. French
Your skills: Advanced (many years)
Date/time of observation: 03-Feb-1997, 10:15 PM EST
Location of site: Florida Keys (Lat ~240, Elev 0 ft)
Site classification: Exurban
Sky darkness: good <Limiting magnitude>
Seeing: good <1-10 Seeing Scale (10 best)>
Moon presence: None - moon not in sky
Instrument: 4.1" f/5.8 apochromat
Magnification: 35mm Panoptic + OIII
Object(s): Collinder 69 and Sharpless2-264
Category: Open cluster Emission nebula
Constellation: Ori
Data: mag   size 
Position: RA 05:35.04  DEC +09:56
Cr 69 consists of the three bright stars of Orion's head plus about 40
more in 1o.  The surrounding nebulosity is very large and shows up
faintly with the OIII filter.
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